New publication: Will the COVID-19 lockdown slow the trend of increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration? 21 January 2022

New publication: Will the COVID-19 lockdown slow the trend of increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration?

The pandemic presented a unique opportunity to study the atmosphere’s response to widespread and sudden emission reductions, documented in a new publication in Environmental Research Letters.

Study Shows That Climate Change is the Main Driver of Increasing Fire Weather in the Western United States 12 November 2021

Study Shows That Climate Change is the Main Driver of Increasing Fire Weather in the Western United States

A new study, part of NOAA's Drought Task Force IV research, shows the leading cause of the rapid increase of wildfires over the western U.S. is the rapid increase of surface air vapor pressure deficit.

NOAA Climate Program Office’s International Adaptation Partnerships Highlighted at COP26 12 November 2021

NOAA Climate Program Office’s International Adaptation Partnerships Highlighted at COP26

Several new projects—including those focused on island resilience and coastal blue carbon—were highlighted during events hosted by the U.S. Center.

NOAA, Climate Resilience Fund team up to accelerate U.S. climate resilience 22 October 2021

NOAA, Climate Resilience Fund team up to accelerate U.S. climate resilience

NOAA and the Climate Resilience Fund (CRF) announced on October 22, 2001, the results of its 2021 competitive grants program supporting projects that will help U.S. communities build resilience to the impacts of climate change.

NOAA upgrades climate website amid growing demand for climate information 12 October 2021

NOAA upgrades climate website amid growing demand for climate information

NOAA’s Climate Program Office today launched a newly redesigned version of Climate.gov, NOAA’s award-winning, flagship website that provides the public with clear, timely, and science-based information about climate.

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